Dear Swing City Patrons,
Gabel and the Abletones" for the Halloween Dance
and Party this Saturday!
We are super excited to host the debut of the 18 piece
Abletones big band at Swing City this week for our Halloween
Dance! The Abletones are a highly regarded big band
from Western Massachusetts who are periodically featured
at some of that region's dances and of course many other
events. We were finally able to bring them into Boston,
and for Halloween at that!
Costumes are suggested (but optional) this Saturday,
and there will be decorations and a costume parade and
contest half way through the evening. We'll provide
tricks and treats, or bring your own!
Also, we've got another FREE workshop from Free Dance
Studio this week, which is their Swing Line Dance workshop
from 6-8pm. RSVP here: details
And don't forget the "Intro to Swing" lesson
from 8-9 if you're new or have guests that are new to
Just a reminder, please bring friends to Swing City!
It's not only great fun for all to meet new people,
but vital to not just Swing City, but the whole Boston/New
England swing dance scene. The "word of mouth"
approach from our regular and occasional dancers is
by far the most effective way to get the word out.
And as usual, Mike's "famous" free, fresh,
Hope to see you there!
lessons at Swing City
New to Swing Dancing or already an expert? No worries,
we've got something for everyone!
Join us for a beginner swing lesson before the dance.
Class begins at 8pm promptly, so be sure to arrive a
few minutes early. More experienced dancers aree welcome
to join in and help out. It's also a great way to meet
Already got the basic steps down?. We support Free
Dance Studio which offers free swing lessons on Thursday
evenings in Arlington and occasionally on Saturdays
from 6-8pm at Swing City before the dance. They also
teach a 2 hr Lindy Bootcamp, Lindy Line Dancing, and
other workshops at Swing City from 6-8pm on many evenings.
Their website is:
City, the best Swingin' venue in town!
- Tons of free parking
- Ice Cold Air Conditioning
- Juice, Soda, and Water available, plus snacks
- Great, New, Sprung Bamboo Floor (one patron was memorably
giddy with excitement! thx)
- Easy MBTA Access (bus #72 direct from Havard Square)
8:00pm: Swing Dance Lessons
FREE with cover charge
Swing lesson (intro, east coast swing)
-learn basic 6-count patterns to get you started
9:00pm: Band goes on (DJ in the breaks)
So please join us for lessons, a night of rich live
music, dancing, lots of cool fun people of all ages,
and some great exercise. Bottom line, a great night
out for only $16-$18 ($12-$14 with college ID), and
a super vibe! Read, "Boston's official Cheap Date."
Tons of Swing City Photos are in the Photo
See you there!
If you have your own comments to share, we'd love to
hear them. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
See you this week!
on behalf of all of our entertainers and staff